Two directors of care provider charged with criminal neglect over death of Ann Marie Smith

The 54-year-old, who had cerebral palsy, died in 2020 from septic shock, multiple organ failure, severe pressure sores and malnourishment Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing…

‘We’re not a priority’: people with disabilities wait up to three hours for transport in regional Queensland

Demand for accessible taxis and lack of public transport make it difficult for those with disabilities Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Follow our Australia news…

‘Devastating’: woman with a disability met with disbelief after sexual assault, royal commission hears

A worker at Anglicare facility tried to tell victim that assault didn’t happen, commission told Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Anglicare took three years to…

‘Do what you reasonably can’: Queensland disability homes told to manage Covid alone

Exclusive: Emails reveal how state abandoned ‘rapid response’ plan for managing coronavirus in disability housing as Omicron hit Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Queensland authorities…

‘Turned away’: how strict government rules denied young pilot with brain cancer the disability pension

Doctors say George Upjohn cannot work due to his brain tumour, yet Centrelink rejected his disability support pension application Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing George…

Injured woman says she drained super to survive while waiting years for disability support pension

Senate inquiry told Australia’s disability payment rules need to be ‘rewritten’ as people struggle for months before receiving support Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing A…